A Two-Toed Sloth making its weekly trip to the bathroom! Where's the Charmin!(Monteverde Cloud Forest)
I. What is an epiphyte?
A. Distinguishing features
II. Epiphytes and their friends
III. Epiphytes and ecology
A. Forest nutrients
C. Pollination and seed dispersal
IV. Epiphytes and you
A. Forest conservation
B. Commercial value
D. Epiphytes as indicators
Hietz, P. (1999,November). Diversity and conservation of epiphytes in a changing environment. Presented at the International Conference on Biodivesity and Bioresources: Conservation and Utilization, Phuket, Thailand.
Stancato, G.C., Mazzafera, P., Buckeridge, M.S. (2001). Effect of a drought period on the mobilisation of non-structural carbohydrates, photosynthetic efficiency and water status in an epiphytic orchid. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 39:11, p. 1009-1016
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